University of Washington School of Public Health
Assistant Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Pathogenesis of syphilis; congenital syphilis;gene regulation in Treponema pallidum, the agent of syphilis; treponema pallidum outer membrane proteins; subspecies and strains; vaccine development, antibiotic resistance; molecular epidemiology; multilocus strain typing system.
PhD Medical Biotechnology, University of Bologna (Italy), 2005
BS Molecular Biology, University of Bologna (Italy), 1998